Police handwriting expert finds signature on King Zwelithini’s will was forged

Police handwriting experts have found that the contested 2016 will of King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu — the validity of which is being challenged in court by a faction in the royal house — was forged.

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) has, since July last year, been investigating claims that the will was forged, when a criminal case was opened by members of the royal family opposing King Misuzulu kaZwelithini’s succession to the throne.

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